Herman Edwards – Major League Football Senior Advisor. As a standout performer for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1977-1985, Edwards came to prominence by a singular play that would ultimately define his NFL career. With his team trailing 17-12 against the New York Giants with just a few seconds remaining on the final game clock, Edwards scooped up a fumble by veteran running back Larry Csonka and waltzed into the end zone for the game winning touchdown in what has been tabbed, “The Miracle in the Meadowlands. Of course Herm Edwards had a very successful career as a scout, assistant coach and head coach in the NFL with the New York Jets from 2001-2005 and the Kansas City Chiefs from 2006-2008. Since he left coaching.
Herm Edwards has been a staple on ESPN Television and ESPN Radio offering his unique insight into the game of professional football. Mr. Edwards was also one of the first recipients of the NFL’s ‘Minority Coaching Program’ that gave former NFL players the opportunity to develop their coaching skills at the NFL level. He’s very active in the Monterey County, CA community where he lives through the Herm Edwards Youth Foundation. In 2013, Herm was named the Walter Camp Man of the Year for his numerous contributions to the game of football.
Herm Edwards Career Highlights
Philadelphia Eagles (1977–1985) / Atlanta Falcons (1986) / Los Angeles Rams (1986)
San Jose State University (1987–1989) (Defensive Backs Coach)
Kansas City Chiefs (1990–1991)
NFL Assistant Coach
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1996-2000) (Asst. Head Coach & Defensive Backs)
NFL Head Coach
New York Jets (2001–2005) / Kansas City Chiefs (2006–2008)
ESPN (2009 – Present)
Herm and Wes talk about the importance of bridging players to the NFL
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